Let’s Go and visit animals this summer!

Why stay inside when you can be enjoying the sunshine by visiting animals this summer? The United Kingdom is home to many wonderful zoos, safari parks, wildlife sanctuaries and farms, all full of animals eager to say hello! Take the children on an educational adventure they won’t forget and visit animals this summer.
The Let’s Go Animal Special is packed with your favourite animal destinations. Read our top picks for wonderful days out to visit animals this summer!
Pre-booking is recommended at all locations.

lemur family with baby at Woburn Safari park visit animals this summer

Woburn Safari Park in Ridgmont, Bedfordshire

Bring your troop to experience the wonders of nature and enjoy a full day out at Woburn Safari Park, filled with fun, learning and playtime.

Keep a look out for the beautiful bear cubs, tiny meerkat pups, leaping lemur infants and many other adorable baby animals as you adventure along!


cute duck rabbit and chick at godstone farm visit animals this summer

Godstone Farm in Godstone, Surrey

With babies born all year round Godstone Farm is the place for a truly memorable trip. Behind the scenes animal encounters are a great way to celebrate a special occasion and this interactive farm in Surrey offers a range of experiences. There’s something for every animal lover, young or old!


rhino at west midland safari park zoo visit animals this summer

West Midland Safari Park in Bewdley, Worcestershire

Discover it all at West Midland Safari Park this summer! Encounter incredible animals on the self-drive Safari like rhinos, lions, elephants, giraffes and more. There’s also more to explore on foot, with penguins, meerkats and incredible, life-sized dinosaurs!

Don’t forget to book in advance to get 20% off on selected dates.


blue scorpion bug at Bugs zoo visit animals this summer

BugzUK in Lenwade, Norfolk

Kids just love to hold huge bugs, and that’s just what you can do at this the most unusual new zoo to open in Norfolk. See huge millipedes, tarantulas and scorpions that light up and over 200 tropical insects at this crazy new attraction that everyone is talking about. You don’t have to love bugs, but you will love this experience.

Enter our competition for your chance to win a family ticket to BugzUK!

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cute girl and donkey farm visit animals this summer

Whitehouse Farm Centre in Morpeth, Northumberland

Visitors can get up close to a range of reptiles and bugs in our critter encounters, join in the meerkat talk and feeds, learn about our owls from our onsite falconer and even groom goats and ponies!

For a truly memorable hands on experience, you can purchase animal food to feed Whitehouse’s cows, sheep, goats, horses, ponies, alpaca’s, llama’s, donkey’s, fallow deer, emu’s and reindeer. We are also home to many exotic animals like coatimundi, marmoset monkeys, skunks and wallabies


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ants at Stratford Butterfly Farm visit animals this summer

Stratford Butterfly Farm in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

National Insect Week runs from 20th June 2022 -26th June 2022 and is organised by The Royal Entomological Society to encourage people of all ages to learn more about insects. During Insect Week visitors to Stratford Butterfly Farm can take part in daily afternoon demonstrations on insects, pollinators, their lifecycle, and their habitats.


donkey smiling in the air Kent Life Heritage visit animals this summer

Kent Life Heritage Farm Park in Sandling, Kent

A visit to Kent Life allows you to get up close and personal to our smaller farmyard friends in our cuddle corner walkthrough and join in with feeding and grooming sessions throughout the day. Found a favourite? Why not consider adoption?

While you’re here, don’t forget to visit our neighbours at the Kent Owl Academy.

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baby wallaby in field at Marwell Zoo visit animals this summer

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Marwell Zoo in Winchester, Hampshire

Unleash your inner explorer at Marwell Zoo! Spot new arrivals such as two playful wallaby joeys, four fluffy penguin chicks and catch a rare glimpse of their blue-faced honeyeater chick. Marwell is the only zoo in the UK house to this species. Download their new app for fun animal facts!

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cute donkeys at farm zoo at redwings horse sanctuary visit animals this summer

Redwings Horse Sanctuary in Caldecott and Aylsham, Norfolk

Redwings Horse Sanctuary is welcoming visitors to Redwings Caldecott, near Great Yarmouth, and Redwings Aylsham, north of Norwich. The centres are open every weekend, Friday to Monday from 10am. Paddock walks will close at 3pm, but gift shops and cafes remain open until 4pm. Entry is free although donations towards the charity’s work are always gratefully received. Dogs on leads are very welcome.


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